Tag Archives: The Hermit

What Does The Deck Say? August 22, 2019

The Universal Tarot of Marseille is primarily based on a Swiss deck created in 1751 by by Claude Burdel. The pips have color backgrounds to assist readers with distinguishing suite and the majors have had the lines refined and color backgrounds added to soften the overall look. The Universal Tarot of Marseille is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: The Hermit [IX], 8 of Deniers, & Knave of Batons.

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What Does The Deck Say? June 13, 2019

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives. The Bosch Tarot is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: The Emperor [IV], The Hermit [IX], & 5 of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? May 27, 2019

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. Sometimes wildly diverging from Waite’s road, the deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus. Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: 10 of Cups, The Hermit [IX], & 9 of Coins.

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What Does The Deck Say? April 30, 2019

Bryan Lahr’s Wyzard of Odd tarot deck is constructed with literally images of smoke and mirrors, and has the margins lined with correspondences from other religious and esoteric practices. The slightly oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Two of Wands, The Hermit [IX], & Art [XIV].

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What Does The Deck Say? March 13, 2019

The Universal Tarot of Marseille is primarily based on a Swiss deck created in 1751 by by Claude Burdel. The pips have color backgrounds to assist readers with distinguishing suite and the majors have had the lines refined and color backgrounds added to soften the overall look. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: The Lovers [VI], The Hermit [IX], & 6 Batons.

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What Does The Deck Say? February 13, 2019

Designed and illustrated by Megan Weber under the name of “Zaheroux“, this black and white deck features an animal for each card. Though there are bones in every image, don’t let this deck frighten you. There is wisdom for those who seek it.

Today’s cards: The Hermit [IX], The Moon [XVIII], & Four of Cups.

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